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Report: 40 percent of 2016 Alwood Middle/High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Rock Island Today Reports | Jan 7, 2019

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In a year when 100 percent of Alwood Middle/High School seniors graduated on time, 40 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll in remedial courses because they weren't prepared for college-level classes, according to data from the Illinois State Board of Education for the Class of 2016.

Data from the class that graduated in 2016 shows 83 percent of Alwood Middle/High students enrolled in two- or four-year programs at college or university within 12 months of graduating high school, compared to 75 percent across the state. After 16 months, the rate is 83 percent.

Of the Alwood Middle/High graduates attending Illinois community colleges, 30 percent took them in reading, while 30 percent took remedial courses in math and 20 percent took remedial courses in communications.

Statewide, 46 percent of students enrolled in community colleges across the state had to take remedial classes.

Remediation for area schools: Class of 2016

School District
City
School
Four-year graduation rate
Remediation rate
Rock Island SD 41
Rock Island
Rock Island High School
83.7%
72.6%
Wethersfield CUSD 230
Kewanee
Wethersfield Jr/Sr High School
93.5%
68.2%
Riverdale CUSD 100
Port Byron
Riverdale Senior High School
93.7%
65.2%
Moline-Coal Valley CUSD 40
Moline
Moline Senior High School
95.8%
58.4%
Sherrard CUSD 200
Sherrard
Sherrard High School
99.1%
55.6%
United Twp HSD 30
East Moline
United Township High School
95.0%
54.6%
Kewanee CUSD 229
Kewanee
Kewanee High School
81.1%
46.9%
Rockridge CUSD 300
Taylor Ridge
Rockridge High School
93.7%
46.4%
Galva CUSD 224
Galva
Galva Jr-Sr High School
91.7%
42.9%
Geneseo CUSD 228
Geneseo
Geneseo High School
98.1%
40.8%
Annawan CUSD 226
Annawan
Annawan High School
96.4%
40.0%
Alwood CUSD 225
Woodhull
Alwood Middle/High School
100.0%
40.0%
Cambridge CUSD 227
Cambridge
Cambridge Jr/Sr High School
88.1%
37.5%
Mercer County School District 404
Aledo
Mercer County High School
87.4%
33.3%
Orion CUSD 223
Orion
Orion High School
93.0%
31.0%

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